Medical-Legal Assistance

Medical-Legal Partnership Clinic public

The Medical-Legal Partnership (MLP) Clinic is a law school clinic, staffed by licensed attorneys and law students, that provides free legal assistance to low-income patients referred by our medical partners at the University of Kansas Medical Center, University of Kansas Hospital, University of Kansas Cancer Center, and the JayDoc Free Clinic.

Representation is focused on the following “I-HELP” priority areas in which legal services can have the greatest impact on the health of patients:

  • Income supports
  • Housing and utilities
  • Education and employment
  • Legal status (immigration)
  • Personal and family stability

If you are a patient at one our medical partner’s facilities, you can ask your provider about how to access the MLP Clinic’s services.

Questions?

To determine whether the Medical-Legal Partnership can assist you, please call 913-588-3731.

Why KU
  • Top 25 among public law schools — Business Insider
  • KU’s Project for Innocence: 2 wrongfully convicted citizens serving life sentences freed in 2015
  • 7,700+ alumni in all 50 states, D.C., 3 U.S. territories, and 20 foreign countries
  • 91 percent overall employment rate for Class of 2015 – top 23.3 percent nationally
  • 23rd in the nation for most-improved employment rates
  • One-third of full-time faculty have written casebooks and treatises
  • 25th nationwide for lowest debt at graduation
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  • 77 percent of upper-level law classes have 25 or fewer students
  • National Champions: 2016 National Native American Law Students Association Moot Court Competition
  • #19 moot court program in the nation
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